Educational Challenges of Rubik's Cube

@inproceedings{Kiss2015EducationalCO,
  title={Educational Challenges of Rubik's Cube},
  author={S{\'a}ndor Kiss},
  year={2015}
}
The first 2x2x2 twisty cube was created as a demonstration tool by Erno Rubik in 1974 to help his students understand the complexity of space and the movements in 3D. He fabricated a novel 3x3x3 mechanism where the 26 cubies were turning, and twisting independently, without falling apart. The cube was dressed in sophisticated colors which made it a unique puzzle. Even without instruction is the aim of the game was self-explanatory. Its educational value in VSI (Visual-Spatial Intelligence… CONTINUE READING

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